#1
So I'm trying to get back in to metal again, and I was wondering if any one has suggestions for modern metal bands with cleaner vocals. I don't necessarily mean that they can't have any aggression to them--"gruffness" is definitely a plus for metal vocals as well as screaming as long as it is accompanied by coherent sections. I just happen to find vocals which are able to be understood much more appealing than constant neandrathal death grunts. Examples of what I am talking about are Baroness, High On Fire, Mastodon (especially the newer stuff), Om, newer In Flames (to a degree, at first I loved the singer's vocals but then I started to get the unshakable impression that he was forcing it), etc. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated. Thanks
Last edited by redfin at Jul 29, 2009,
#4
Opeth and the like?

Or some power metal bands like Kamelot or somethin?
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#5
Cynic, Opeth, Nevermore,a lot of Amorphis, depends what you're in to.
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Nevermore, Biomechanical, Demons & Wizards, Iced Earth, Acid Bath.

And other stuff.
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#8
You can understand HoF's lyrics? Can you communicate with grizzly bears as well?

Also, you need some Neurosis.

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#9
Akercocke mix growls with crisp clean singing well. Artillery, Danish thrash band with some fantastic operatic vocals. Devastation - Death/Thrash band with gruff but clean vocals. Heathen, too. And Into Eternity.
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#10
Scald And Candlemass.

Scald isn't really modern, but you should listen to them anyway.
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Stalaggh
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lol hahahah, silencer. bitch screams for the win
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#14
Yes, Senthil don't scream. They choke.

Try some Electric Wizard, judging off the stuff you already listen too. Also try Hour of 13 for some good Sabbath worshiping
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+1 to silencer best vocals ever
stalaggh are ok, best to listen to a whole album before bed to feel the true power of the vocals.

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#18
king diamond/ mercyful fate?

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king diamond/ mercyful fate?

Give Me Your Soul is some good modern Metal.
#20
Katatonia. Their guitarist does screams now and again in the background.
Also, Alter Bridge. They're more associated with Modern Rock but you're bound to enjoy them.
#21
Symphony X and Scar Symmetry are the first two to come to mind but, of course there are more.

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#22
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Give Me Your Soul is some good modern Metal.


oh yeah, i forgot it had to be modern. that album was ok at best, and terrible compared to MF's first 3 albums and KD's previous efforts.

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#23
Shouldn't this thread be locked...

Not only is it meant for the rec' thread, but it's also a VERY general question, being that a huge majority of metal bands "sing" their vocals as opposed to gutturals/shrieks.
#24
The later Amorphis is deffo worth checking out. The vocalist does both clean and grunts, but is well understandable on the extreme side.

And I sort of agree with the previous post. There's some bands mentioned in the first post at least...